Proving your social worth. What do I mean by prove your worth? I’m talking about social proof. Leveraging social proof, specifically. Reviews and ratings are the systems that are becoming part of every website which is looking to increase user engagement and share quality information. We were recently looking to incorporate a simple post rating system in our project and had to deal with numerous plugins.
So, here in our today’s post we have compiled a list of some of the awesome post rating free WordPress plugins for your WordPress blogs. These plugins will help you collect and display customer reviews and ratings, testimonials, and subscriber count and following numbers to boost your clout, client confidence, and show off that stellar reputation you’ve earned. Still if you face any issues or wish to know any related thing then start a fresh discussion thread.
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1. CM Answers
CM Answers is a plugin for WordPress that enables users to post questions and answers (Q&A) in a Stackoverflow style. Plugin also includes social media registration using Facebook, LinkedIn or Google+, Twitter & Microsoft Live authentication. The CM Answers discussion forum plugin has many other unique features which allow administrators to customize it according to his or her needs.
2. Yasr – Yet Another Stars Rating
Stars Rating (YASR) is a new system review based on jquery plugin RateIT. With YASR you can make your own review or let your visitors vote, and you can even create multiple sets (a set of stars for each aspect to rate). Review scores or visitor ratings will be indexed by search engines through snippets. Most important, if you are a gd star rating user, with YASR you can import all the data from gd star rating (which isn’t maintained anymore).
3. CM Plugins Video Tutorials
The CM Video Tutorial plugin for WordPress include a library of video tutorials which show how to use CM Plugins with in depth explanation of the different plugins functionality and features. This includes tutorials for CM Answers, CM Tooltip Glossary, CM Download Manager, CM Ad-Changer and many more plugin made by CM Plugins.
4. Multi Rating
The best rating system plugin for WordPress. Multi Rating allows visitors to rate a post based on multiple criteria and questions. Multiple rating criteria and questions using star ratings, select drop-down lists and radio buttons to choose answers from. Shortcode and widget to display a list of rating results (sort by highest rated, lowest rated, most entries, post title ascending or post title descending). Automatic placement settings to display the rating form and rating results on every post in different positions.
5. I Recommend This
This plugin allows your visitors to simply like/recommend your posts instead of comment on it. A counter to display the number of “like” and to vote. A widget and a function to display the X most liked posts. Saves Cookie as well as users IP address to disable voting on the same post again. Displays Number of likes on Post Edit page along with sorting option.
6. Cosmick Star Rating
Google Organic Search Rich Snippets for Reviews and Rating. This plugin conforms to googles structured data algorithm. Easily capture customer reviews with a drop of a short code on any page. Google emphasis the importance of have a solid customer review database. Insert a single function into your themes header or footer and you rating will be displayed and google will automatically crawl and depict your average star ratings.
7. ACF: Star Rating Field
Add the possibility to use rating field in ACF. If “calculated by cookies” is selected, the only users which use browser with cookies enabled will be able to vote.
8. Voting – Feelbacks Plugin
Feelbacks rating system includes related content recommendations and social analytics dashboard. This votes plugin allow any website to engage and grow their traffic, market their content (both internally and externally via facebook share), gain insights, and monetize their traffic. Choose your Rating-widget and Voting design! When you register – choose your Feelbacks platform design for your own needs.
9. Super Post
This plugin gives you all the controls for any post queries, for any post type and any other extended options for displaying your very important post, recent, popular sticky, or related posts. Can be used to display specific post from categories or post tags. Build with shortcode for content section. Showing the posts in a sidebar becomes very easy with a powerful widget.
10. MN Star Rating
MN-StarRating WordPress plugin allows you to create and manage ratings from within your WordPress dashboard. You can embed star ratings into your posts and pages. This rating module is fully customizable, cross-browser, CSS3 compliant and millions of color options to choose from. You can integrate star rating to wordpress posts and pages with settings to adjust the rating position, color adjustment, size of the stars etc.